Manjeet regularly acts for parents and Guardians in care proceedings and has a particular experience in working with clients with learning difficulties, mental health problems or substance and alcohol abuse related issues. Her experience expands to a number of cases involving long standing domestic violence and sexual abuse. Manjeet regularly represents both parents and Guardians in the High Court in complex care cases which often have an international dimension.
She has a strong belief in the necessity for proper public funding for cases that have far reaching implications for a family that can affect them for the whole of their lives.
Manjeet has extensive experience in all aspects of private child law representing parents including:
- Interim and final hearings in contact and residence disputes ( including fact finding adjudication in domestic violence cases both for the alleged perpetrator and the alleged victim).
- Applications by third parties such as Grandparents for contact and residence.
Cases involving a foreign element, including applications for leave to remove a child from the jurisdiction both permanently and for holidays.
Manjeet’s languages and knowledge of the culture of the Indian sub-continent, her accessible approach and many years of practise as a family lawyer makes her ideally placed to represent clients from this background.
Manjeet lives with her husband and their four young children.